James Hallman


James Hallman, 93, of Kimball, SD, died Sunday, December 4, 2022, at Platte Health Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday, December 9, at Kimball Protestant Parish in Kimball. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7:00 PM at Kimball Protestant Parish. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

James Gilbert Hallman was born April 29, 1929, to Walter and Hannah (Peck) Hallman in Buffalo County, SD. James lived and farmed in Brule County. He was a Korean War Veteran.

James was united in marriage to Dorothy Benda on March 17, 1955, in Lyman County.

James enjoyed hunting, trapping, fishing, reading, farming, and raising livestock. He loved his kids and raising a large family. He was a lifetime member of Pheasants Forever.

James is survived by his wife, Dorothy; sons, David, Dan, Don, Duane, and Darrell; daughters, Deb, Dana, Deanna, Denise, Donna, Polly, Lois, Mary, Ruth, and Kay; siblings, Mildred, Marline, Mary, Melva, Marg, Marlys, Myrna, John, Lawrence, Walter Jr., and Dick; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, grandson, three brothers, and five sisters.

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